56 Danny DeVito Quotes On Success In Life

Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and screenwriter. He gained prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma in the television series Taxi (1978–1983), which won him a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. He plays Frank Reynolds on the FX and FXX sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2006–present). These Danny DeVito quotes will motivate you.

Best Danny DeVito Quotes

  1. “We don’t even know if we’re in this room. We could be in a turtle’s dream in outer space.” ~ Danny DeVito
  2. “I’ve been to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It’s a tower, and it’s leaning. You look at it, but nothing happens, so then you look for someplace to get a sandwich.” ~ Danny DeVito
  3. “Christmas is a good excuse to eat everything.” ~ Danny DeVito
  4. “The choices we make, dictate the lives we lead.” ~ Danny DeVito
  5. “It don’t care whether I’m good enough. It don’t care whether I snore or not. It don’t care which God I pray to. There are only three things with that kind of unconditional acceptance: Dogs, donuts, and money.” ~ Danny DeVito
  6. “When we get out of this, I’m gonna shove my fist right into your ass, hard and fast Not in the sexual way! In the ‘I am pissed off’ sort of way.” ~ Danny DeVito
  7. “The whole point of love is to put someone else’s needs above your own.” ~ Danny DeVito
  8. “A tree falls the way it leans. Be careful the way you lean.” ~ Danny DeVito

  9. “In order for the light of gratitude and happiness to shine so brightly, the darkness of how it could be worse must be present.” ~ Danny DeVito
  10. “Everybody needs money. That’s why they call it money.” ~ Danny DeVito
  11. “I don’t look ahead. I’m right here with you. It’s a good way to be.” ~ Danny DeVito
  12. “It’s fun to be on the edge. I think you do your best work when you take chances, when you’re not safe, when you’re not in the middle of the road, at least for me, anyway.” ~ Danny DeVito
  13. “America’s racist, so what do you expect.” ~ Danny DeVito
  14. “I’ll tell you one thing, it’s a cruel, cruel world.” ~ Danny DeVito

  15. “What do you call 500 lawyers lying on the bottom of the Ocean? A good start.” ~ Danny DeVito
  16. “A lot of it revolves around food with me because a lot of my life does in a way.” ~ Danny DeVito
  17. “I climbed like a billion stairs… its not like I can take them two at a time.” ~ Danny DeVito
  18. “There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you hang on to someone who won’t stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won’t go?” ~ Danny DeVito
  19. “A bad salesman will automatically drop his price. Bad salesmen make me sick.” ~ Danny DeVito
  20. “I don’t know. I think it’s funny! I think it’s funny! I go, what? It’s so absurd. I’m alone.” ~ Danny DeVito

  21. “Of course I’ve got lawyers. They are like nuclear weapons, I’ve got em ’cause everyone else has. But as soon as you use them they screw everything up.” ~ Danny DeVito
  22. “I’m always studying and I’ve been doing it for a long time now.” ~ Danny DeVito
  23. “So, you pick this stuff here and this stuff there and then you see things in certain ways and you start visualizing and thank God I get the chance to do this. It’s really the greatest thing in the whole wide world.” ~ Danny DeVito
  24. “I’m shooting in Brooklyn, we’ve got all kinds of crap going on, and I’m all alone now in a big hotel suite that you can’t believe the size of it and a thing sticks in my foot and I just think it’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to me.” ~ Danny DeVito
  25. “It’s just an ice bucket with a bottle in it. The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I’m in my boxer shorts and shirt. I’m going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it’s really dark in the room.” ~ Danny DeVito
  26. “I love going to all kinds of movies, I screen DVDs in my house, but I go to the theatre a lot in the afternoon. I don’t get bugged because there aren’t many people around.” ~ Danny DeVito
  27. “Even if one doesn’t smoke pot, one has to see the benefits of decriminalizing it.” ~ Danny DeVito

  28. “We did ‘Erin Brockovich,’ we did ‘Man on the Moon,’ we did ‘Living Out Loud,’ but now I’m going to keep going.” ~ Danny DeVito
  29. “In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim. All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal, but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son that really gets under your skin.” ~ Danny DeVito
  30. “It’s unfortunate that the entire country is a racist country.We’re living in a country that discriminates, and has certain racist tendencies.” ~ Danny DeVito
  31. “What you do with it and things like that, but I basically chose this after I read it because I thought it was different and funny and unique and dark – things that I like to do.” ~ Danny DeVito
  32. “The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one of the stories the father tells. The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the tales that he tells is how he met his wife.” ~ Danny DeVito
  33. “People come into your lives who you have a good time with, and time goes by and you still have a good time with them and you do stupid stuff with them. To me, that’s life.”~ Danny DeVito
  34. “I am self-centered. I just adore myself.”~ Danny DeVito

  35. “After you’ve lived with somebody for 11 years, what’s a guy in a robe reading from a book going to change?”~ Danny DeVito
  36. “Most men somewhere in their psyche are still dragging women around by their hair. It’s terrible. I have two daughters, but even before my kids were born I always thought that it was terrible.”~ Danny DeVito
  37. “It’s a first for me. It’s my first nude scene.”~ Danny DeVito
  38. “My parents worked their tails off, but we weren’t the poorest people in town. Some people I went to school with, you could tell they were dirt poor.”~ Danny DeVito
  39. “When I’m directing or producing, I like to do different kinds of stories. But you have to know what you really like, and when you do, you have to front your position.”~ Danny DeVito
  40. “So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he meets a Miss Calloway. He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is.”~ Danny DeVito
  41. “I lay on the ground, but then I can’t reach – I don’t want to take my foot out of the tub – but I’ve got to call somebody because I’ve got to get a band-aid or something to stop the bleeding.”~ Danny DeVito
  42. “I don’t think I’ve been bored, ever. I’ve always been working on two or three things at a time; whether it was in the early days, or whatever, I was always working on something.”~ Danny DeVito
  43. “I didn’t do it because of the underlying greed that’s prevailing, but it is about greed, doing the right thing at the right time using your clout when you have it and what for and what reason.”
  44. “I’ll watch Ricky Gervais in anything he does. The guy’s hilarious.”~ Danny DeVito

  45. “I have been very fortunate in my life. I have had a lot of happiness. I have a great family and I work a lot, and that’s what I like to do.”~ Danny DeVito
  46. “You have to give people permission to laugh. That’s why they would always cut to the banana peel in the Laurel and Hardy movies.”~ Danny DeVito

  47. “Wherever I am, it’s a really good feeling to have that connection to people. I love to go out to talk to people and be with folks. I don’t shy away from it.”~ Danny DeVito
  48. “I developed that for a long time. I also developed ‘Sugar Sweet Science’ at New Line and that didn’t happen. That was a boxing movie. And between all that there were a couple of other things.”~ Danny DeVito

  49. “This big part flies off on the floor. The other part goes like this and lands in my foot! Standing up! It’s standing in my foot! Right in the side of my foot. The flute glass. I think I’m like in one of my own pictures.”~ Danny DeVito
  50. “In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim. All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal, but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son that really gets under your skin.”~ Danny DeVito

  51. “The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one of the stories the father tells. The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the tales that he tells is how he met his wife.”~ Danny DeVito
  52. “What Tim does is, he calls me and sends me the script. And then he sends me a drawing, an illustration of his image of me as the character. It’s so great.”~ Danny DeVito
  53. “What you do with it and things like that, but I basically chose this after I read it because I thought it was different and funny and unique and dark – things that I like to do.”~ Danny DeVito
  54. “Jersey is always with me. I was one of the lucky ones. Asbury Park is just the greatest place in the world to spend your childhood.”~ Danny DeVito
  55. “I love women. I mean, I’m married, but I used to get in all kinds of trouble.”~ Danny DeVito
  56. “If you’re going to have kids, there’s only one way to go. They have to know they’re the most important things in your life, and once you’re doing that, there’s no way that you could not learn from them, because they just give you stuff constantly.”~ Danny DeVito
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